Are you familiar with ACUNE? Consistent Communication Leads to Tool Adoption

Beaches are essential to the tourism economy of Southwest Florida. Sea level rise and increased storminess threaten their existence. Southwest Florida contains the largest area of tidally influenced public lands in the Gulf of Mexico and the fastest growing urban landscape in Florida. Both the human and naturally-occurring components of the ecosystem are under increasing … Continue reading

Searching for Seaweed

Did you know the brown seaweed that washes up at the beach is a biologically important habitat? With support from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program, a team led by Dr. Frank Hernandez is searching for this seaweed, also known as sargassum, in the Gulf of Mexico and gaining a better understanding of its importance to … Continue reading